Dean – College of Engineering
Koç University invites applications and nominations for the position of the Dean of the College of Engineering for an appointment to be effective as of September 1, 2019.
The Dean is expected to have international credentials in research as well as teaching and to provide leadership in promoting excellence and collaboration among the different research and teaching programs in the College as well as across the university. The Dean is also expected to further international and interdisciplinary endeavors in the light of the University’s strategic goals; to identify and address the key issues regarding the future of higher education; to be an intellectual leader with high aspirations for faculty hiring and retention; and to be a productive fund-raiser with the ability to interact and build relationships with various constituencies.
Koç University is a private, non-profit institution of higher education, founded in 1993. Koç University is on a state-of-the-art campus in Rumeli Feneri, overlooking the Black Sea, close to the city of Istanbul. The University is committed to the pursuit of excellence in both research and teaching. Its aim is to provide world class education and research opportunities to a high-quality group of students by distinguished faculty. The medium of instruction is English. Currently, Koç University offers degrees in the Colleges of Administrative Sciences and Economics, Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Engineering as well as the Law School, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. More detailed information about Koç University can be found at the web site: https://www.ku.edu.tr/
Since its founding, the College of Engineering has earned a distinguished international reputation. The College is composed of five departments, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, all offering undergraduate and graduate degrees.
The compensation package is globally competitive. All information on candidates and the application process will be kept strictly confidential.
Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a complete CV, a list of references and a cover letter. All correspondence should be sent electronically (Adobe PDF files preferred) to Prof. M. Irsadi Aksun (firstname.lastname@example.org), Chair of the Dean Search Committee.